One dead, 2 injured in Clara Barton Parkway crash

This is a WTOP file photo of the Clara Barton Parkway. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

WASHINGTON — One person is dead and 2 others seriously injured following a collision on the Clara Barton Parkway on Saturday morning.

Two cars collided head-on near Lock 5 on the parkway in Maryland around 4 a.m., a U.S. Park Police spokesman said.

Sachin B Narasinghe P Dewage, 21, was pronounced dead on the scene. Two others were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

All lanes were stopped early Saturday morning between the Glen Echo Turnaround and the Chain Bridge, but lanes are now reopen in both directions.

Below is a map of the area:

This is a developing story. Stay with for the latest.

Teddy Gelman

Teddy Gelman became Morning Drive Producer in February 2020. Prior to that, he worked as a weekend producer and an assistant producer after joining WTOP in 2018. He’s also filed news stories on-air, anchored sportscasts and produced for the WTOP traffic team.

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